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ABS/MBS Market

Every week, Asset-Backed Alert delivers the earliest word on money-making plays emerging from the evolving securitization business, including the worldwide markets for ABS, MBS and CLOs.

Selections from Recent Issues

02/27/2015

Credit Suisse Bond Bankers Changing Seats

Credit Suisse has lost a key member of its securitization team, while gaining another.

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02/20/2015

Synchrony Eyes Costco Credit-Card Portfolio

Synchrony Financial is talking to investment bankers about a possible takeover of Costco Wholesale’s credit-card portfolio from American...

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02/13/2015

Clayton Shakes Up Deal-Monitor Discussions

Clayton Holdings is making an aggressive play for a formal role in the development of a “benchmark” mortgage-bond offering.

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02/06/2015

Outlook Shifts for Mortgage-Agency Reform

Has the federal government largely completed its overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

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01/30/2015

Navient Hunting for Private-Loan Suppliers

Navient is seeking new sources of private student loans, a move that would position the operation as a more active issuer of asset-backed bonds.

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01/23/2015

New Role for JP Morgan's Auto Banker

The executive who positioned J.P. Morgan as the leading underwriter of auto-loan bonds is taking another job at the bank.

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01/16/2015

WinWater Issuing Team Lands Market Vet

Longtime mortgage-bond professional Ketan Parekh has resurfaced at WinWater Home Mortgage, assuming an immediate role in the company’s securitization...

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01/09/2015

Fried-Chicken Chain Cooks Up Bond Deal

The owner of the Church’s Chicken and Texas Chicken fast-food chains is planning a securitization of its whole-business cashflows.

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12/19/2014

Agency Sales of Nonperformers Poised to Soar

Efforts by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce their holdings of nonperforming mortgages could soon gain traction, setting the stage for a rush of...

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12/12/2014

Bond Buyers See Promise in Pre-Crisis IOs

More investors are jumping on securities backed by interest-only mortgages written on the eve of the credit crisis.

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12/05/2014

Bingham Team Eyes Morgan Lewis Clients

The takeover of Bingham McCutchen by Morgan Lewis gives Bingham’s industry-leading securitization practice additional resources to expand its client...

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11/21/2014

CLO Maturities Poised to Peak, Then Plunge

The volume of collateralized loan obligations reaching maturity is set to increase again next year, followed by a steep dropoff.

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